Homs

The British Red Cross’ second visit, about the projects of improving livelihood, to SARC Homs


On April 15th , the British Red Cross delegation headed by Ms. Razmi Farook, head of program managing in Syria and Lebanon, visited SARC- Homs branch. The delegation consisted of Mr. Alexander Matthew,the program manger, and Mr. Hosam Alfaysal, the supervisor of projects in Syria. The delegation met the Head of the board of directors, Dr. Motaz Alatassi, and the members. During the visit, they discussed the cooperation between SARC and the humanitarian partners, and then they did a tour in the building; they visited the clinics, the gynecological and obstetric section and the central operations room. Finally, they did… Read More »


Together for a better school environment


In cooperation with Homs Health Directorate , SARC’s Homs Branch- hygiene promotion team carried out a campaign with slogan “Together for a better school environment. ” It targeted 12574 primary school students in the schools of “Al Eddikhar, Al Madinah Al Jamieya, Kharm Al Shami, Maskhana and Khafar Aya.” The campaign dealt with the general hygiene behaviors according to the age group, primarily with the lice contagion and how to avoid it, the teeth care and other issues. It also shed light to the importance of the protection and with improving the immunity starting with washing hands properly and then how to use the… Read More »


Training courses for Talbisah sub branch volunteers


SARC Homs – Talbisah sub branch activated a center of training and raising qualification in order to improve the volunteers’ skills in aspects of registering and  data entry. That course was based on a plan that defined 2015 courses. The first course, ICDL, was attended by 9 volunteers for three months.


Event on the World Water Day


In coincidence with the World Water Day “March 22nd”,  Hygiene promotion team launched a workshop on hepatitis disease since many cases has been spotted recently.  The workshop was attended by 103 woman, who were brought together from three different sheltering centers in the city. The workshop aimed raise awareness about hepatitis disease. It revealed theoretical information about the liver, its function, the hepatitis (the infection, disease, protection, treatment) and important instructions of using the collective WC in the sheltering centers. In addition, it contained  practical experiment of purifying water in houses (infiltration, deposition, sanitation) and sterilizing it by chloral tables. It is worth mentioning that hygiene… Read More »


SARC Homs Branch Honors Mothers in Al-Waer Area


SARC Homs sheltering team along with disaster management committee organised an event  for   mothers’ honoring in Al Waer collective shelters. Guests from AOUN for Relief and Development Society. The event , which was attended by 172 women, shed light to the woman role in the educational aspects. Various activities were done during the event like competitions, singing traditional song “Sit AlHabaib”, and gifts presented the mothers.    


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